Horace Grant has been sending messages to Michael Jordan in recent days and he doesn’t appear to be stopping shortly. The former Chicago Bull has been very outspoken about the things that happened during his tenure with Chicago, where his relationship with MJ wasn’t precisely the best.
Grant called MJ a snitch and a liar in a recent interview and now he took things to the next level. It was reported that back in the day, Jordan would ask people not to feed his teammates because they didn’t perform as expected. One of the players who apparently suffered that treatment was Grant, but he made sure to deny those rumors, claiming he wouldn’t have hesitated to get physical with Michael.
“I would’ve beat his a– guys. He could say to the stewardess all he wants ‘oh, yeah, he shouldn’t eat.’
“That’s OK. Go ahead. I’m gonna say what I have to say. But you come back and try to take my food. I would’ve whooped his a–.
“There would be no Air Jordan right now.
“There wouldn’t be no six championships, I guarantee you that.”
Horace Grant says MJ never took food away from him
“I would’ve beat his ass…It wouldn’t be no Air Jordan right now. It wouldn’t be no six championships, I guarantee you that.”
— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) May 22, 2020
Everybody has an opinion on this. Some players agreed that MJ sometimes was hard on them, but at the end of the day, he was trying to make everybody around him better, which he did. MJ won six championships with the Bulls, trusting his teammates and using them when the team needed them the most.
His relationship with Grant wasn’t the best, though, and you can see the grudges they hold towards each other.